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In The News • May 17, 2024

PTPA joins World Players Association

The World Players Association, a global advocacy group for professional athlete unions and players associations, has accepted the Professional Tennis Players Association (PTPA) as a member organization following an application process that included a review by the World Players Executive Committee and staff.

General • Thought Leadership • May 2, 2024

Honoring AAPI Heritage Month | Interview with Sabrina Santamaria

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a month dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the impact and achievements that Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islander Americans have […]

General • Leadership Team • Thought Leadership • April 4, 2024

PTPA Leaders Talk Athlete Well-Being at RacquetX Conference 

This March, the PTPA team partook in the first annual RacquetX festival in Miami, helping lead two panel discussions around athlete well-being and off-court opportunities. PTPA Executive Vice President of […]

In The News • December 20, 2023

What the PTPA Believes It Can Do To Help Players

Djokovic “means it when he says he just wants to make things better for tennis and the players,” says Ahmad Nassar, executive director of the Professional Tennis Players Association.

In The News • December 19, 2023

Why Tennis Trading Cards Could Be A Big Deal

“Globally, tennis is a Top 5 sport, there is lots of opportunity there,” says Ahmad Nassar, executive director of the Professional Tennis Players Association.

General • In The News • September 25, 2023

PTPA Gains Momentum Three Years After Creation

Before play got underway at the spectator-less, pandemic-restricted 2020 US Open, No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic and fellow ATP player Vasek Pospisil announced the creation of the Professional Tennis Players Association (PTPA)…

General • In The News • September 25, 2023

Why Most Tennis Players Struggle to Make a Living

During the US Open in New York, Vox video sat down with professional tennis players and the head of the Professional Tennis Players Association to explain the pay problem in the top-five global sport…

General • September 18, 2023

Get to Know PTPA Ambassador & Tennis Legend Marcos Baghdatis

The PTPA announced the new addition of Marcos Baghdatis to its team in August. As a PTPA Ambassador, Marcos helps enhance player engagement through education, player servicing, and liaising with stakeholders across the…

General • September 11, 2023

PTPA Launches Player Grievances Form for Player Support Requests

The PTPA has launched a player grievances form to provide more professional tennis players the opportunity to easily request the PTPA’s assistance and guidance with issues they encounter on tour. These requests may include, but are…

General • Winners Alliance • September 6, 2023

TUMI Joins Forces With PTPA As Official Global Partner

Washington, D.C., September 6, 2023 – The Professional Tennis Players Association (“PTPA”), global advocates for professional tennis players, today announced the designation of international travel and lifestyle brand TUMI as…

General • August 31, 2023

Photo Gallery: PTPA in NYC

Go behind the scenes at the PTPA’s New York City events ahead of the 2023 US Open.

General • August 10, 2023

Get to Know PTPA Ambassador & Ecuador Legend Nico Lapentti

Ecuador legend and former No. 6 men’s player Nico Lapentti joined the PTPA as an ambassador in July and since then has played a crucial role in educating players on the PTPA, servicing players and liaising between…

General • July 15, 2023

Frank Dancevic Gets Real About Why Players Need the PTPA

Frank Dancevic, former player and current coach and Canada Davis Cup captain, sat down with the PTPA to discuss how player representation has evolved since his playing days, why he believes in the PTPA’s mission, and much…

General • Leadership Team • Winners Alliance • July 13, 2023

Eric Winston Takes the Helm as President of Winners Alliance

Washington D.C., July, 13, 2023 – Winners Alliance, the for-profit affiliate of the Professional Tennis Players Association (PTPA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Winston as its President. With his background as the former…

General • July 11, 2023

PTPA Hosts Players in SW19 Ahead of Wimbledon

The PTPA wrapped June and kicked off July in London, England, where the organization hosted  and met with players and other stakeholders ahead of the most coveted tournament of the year: Wimbledon Championships…

General • Leadership Team • July 10, 2023

PTPA Adds Ecuadorian Legend Nicolas Lapentti as Ambassador

Washington, D.C., July 10, 2023 – The Professional Tennis Players Association (“PTPA”), global advocate for professional tennis players, is delighted to announce the addition of Nicolas “Nico” Lapentti to its team. As the first PTPA…

General • June 26, 2023

Understanding PTPA Principle Tenet #4: Tennis Players’ Welfare

The fourth tenet of the PTPA Principles focuses on ensuring professional tennis players’ welfare and protecting players from abuse. Principle #4 includes eight distinct player rights and guarantees: a right to security, a right to fair anti…

General • May 9, 2023

April Updates From the PTPA

The PTPA’s new strategic partnership with Zoomph aims to unlock new revenue streams and empower women’s and men’s professional tennis players through enhanced digital branding insights…

General • In The News • May 5, 2023

PTPA Maintains Goal is to Give All Players a Voice in Tennis

The Professional Tennis Players Association addressed claims it “generates division” in an open letter sent to ATP and WTA players Wednesday that was signed by the eight players who make up the organization’s executive committee…

General • April 12, 2023

PTPA x Zoomph Report: Top Players Ranked by Social Value

As part of the PTPA’s new strategic partnership with digital intelligence platform Zoomph, the organizations will be releasing a series of reports analyzing the valuations of players’ social media presence…

General • In The News • Winners Alliance • March 30, 2023

PTPA Inks Trading Card Deal with Fanatics, Topps

Winners Alliance, the for-profit arm of the Professional Tennis Players Association, has agreed to a deal with Fanatics and its trading card subsidiary, Topps, to annually produce trading cards for professional tennis…

General • March 14, 2023

PTPA Hosts Players in Paradise

On Monday, March 6, in Indian Wells, California, the PTPA hosted a joint VIP player mixer  and a kick-off party with Citi Taste of Tennis. The PTPA is thrilled to […]

General • In The News • Leadership Team • January 25, 2023

Djokovic, Jabeur Join Other Top Players on First PTPA Executive Committee

Novak Djokovic, Tunisian world number two Ons Jabeur and six other top players will form the first executive committee of the Professional Tennis Players Association (PTPA) as it fights for a seat at the table with the sport’s governing organisations.

General • In The News • Leadership Team • December 31, 2022

Ahmad Nassar On A New Commercial Reality for Pro Tennis

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Ahmad Nassar, newly named as executive director of the Professional Tennis Players Association and chief executive of its for-profit affiliate Winners Alliance.

General • In The News • Leadership Team • Winners Alliance • August 22, 2022

Ahmad Nassar Named Executive Director of PTPA

The Professional Tennis Players Association has announced Ahmad Nassar as the first Executive Director of the player-focused group started by Novak Djokovic and Vasek Pospisil in the fall of 2020